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Mile-long underground ISIS training camp uncovered outside of Mosul

Mile-long underground ISIS training camp uncovered outside of Mosul

The interior of the underground Tadmour Base that Iraqi army commanders claim was used by ISIS militants to train foreign fighters and teens in southern Mosul was discovered. Iraqi commanders said there is evidence of ISIS using the base to train foreign fighters, children and teens for bombings and warfare. An Iraqi commander said: “It is designed as part of ... Read More »

Tunisian Officers charged with failure to help tourists in massacre

Tunisian Officers charged with failure to help tourists in massacreTunisian Officers charged with failure to help tourists in massacre

Officers ‘charged’ with failure to help tourists during Tunisia massacre which killed three Irish people. Sofian Sliti, a spokesman for Tunisia’s judicial counter-terrorism investigations, told Reuters Tuesday that six guards from the Imperial Marhaba Hotel had been charged with failing to help the tourists in a manner that resulted in their deaths. The spokesman added that another 14 people had ... Read More »

Apple among corporations supporting transgender Gavin Grimm in Supreme Court case

Apple among corporations supporting transgender Gavin Grimm in Supreme Court case

Apple and 52 other major U.S. corporations have signed a legal brief in support of Gavin Grimm, a transgender student whose case involving public bathroom usage rights is being heard by the Supreme Court. Fifty-three companies signed the brief supporting Grimm’s arguments. In Silicon Valley, that list includes Apple, Intel, eBay, LinkedIn, Box, NetApp, PayPal and Yahoo. Amazon and Microsoft ... Read More »

FBI nearly paid ex-UK spy Christopher Steele who compiled Trump-Russia dossier

FBI nearly paid ex-UK spy Christopher Steele who compiled Trump-Russia dossier

The FBI was ready to pay Christopher Steele, the former MI6 officer who produced the explosive Donald Trump Moscow dossier, it was alleged on Tuesday night. The Washington Post, which reported the allegation, could not confirm how much the agency planned to pay Steele. The arrangement would have seen Steele continue his investigations into the alleged connections between Trump and ... Read More »

Anders Behring Breivik Loses Human Rights Case against Norway

Anders Behring Breivik Loses Human Rights Case against Norway

Anders Behring Breivik lost a human rights case on Wednesday when an appeals court overturned a lower court verdict that his near-isolation in a three-room cell was inhuman. A Norwegian appeals court on Wednesday ruled that mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik had not been treated “inhumanely” while being held in isolation in prison, overturning a previous ruling by a lower ... Read More »

12 police killed in Afghanistan checkpoint attack

12 police killed in Afghanistan checkpoint attack

At least 12 police personnel were killed in an attack at a checkpoint in Helmand province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official said. The assault reportedly took place late on Monday night in the vicinity of the 2nd police district in Lashkargah City, the provincial capital of Helmand. Local media said a man in police uniform opened fire at officers ... Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Under Fire for Oval Office Couch Photo (Watch)

Kellyanne Conway Under Fire for Oval Office Couch Photo (Watch)

A debate around decorum in the executive mansion exploded in the Twitterverse Monday night when photos surfaced of White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway casually sitting on an Oval Office couch with her legs tucked under her. President Trump met with leaders of historically black colleges and universities Monday, and took a photo with the group at the Oval Office. But ... Read More »

China Says It Will Take Measures to Protect against THAAD, Report

China Says It Will Take Measures to Protect against THAAD, Report

China warned on Tuesday it will adopt necessary measures to protect its interests against the deployment of the THAAD, the anti-ballistic missile system from the United States, in South Korea. The Chinese public have begun to boycott South Korea’s Lotte Group after the company signed a land swap deal with the South Korean government for the deployment of Terminal High ... Read More »